Radical HR: Upskilling From Service Provider to Solutions Expert

Date and Time

Starts:03/06/2023 9:00 AM

Ends:03/30/2023 1:00 PM

Registration Closes:12/19/2023 1:00 PM

Event Type: Certificate Program

Total 34 CPD (Synchronous Learning: 23.5 Hrs & Asynchronous Learning: 10.5 Hrs) Hour(s)

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With ECBA Bundle & Promo Code
HRPA Members: $2,495

Non-Members: $2,995 + taxes

Without ECBA Bundle & Promo Code
HRPA Members: $2,395

Non-Members: $2,880 + taxes

Note: The above price includes two certifications. HRSC certificate course, ECBA Accelerator, ECBA Exam application and exam fee. The ECBA Accelerator assists in preparing candidates to sit IIBA ECBA exam.

Promo Code: Use code "RadicalHRMar23" to avail $400 discount.


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A certificate program built in association with the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) using the foundation of IIBA’s Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (IIBA-ECBA)

“This program is focused on giving HR practitioners' practical business analysis tools to assist in navigating complex projects and change. These skills will set up HR diagnostics to be clear and strategic for your clients and leaders.” - Mary Madigan Lee, Chief People Officer, City of Toronto.   

“Every organization is moving at a much higher pace of speed and in more complex environments, so we need to get really essentialist about the work that we're doing.  We need to ensure that the time we are investing is going to have the greatest impact possible.  The course provided learnings to help us build a stronger product development mindset, which will allow us to have that greater impact to drive greater business outcomes.”  - Mila Lucio, Executive Vice President, Head of Human Resources and Social Impact at Green Shield Canada (GSC)

Program Outcomes

Human Resources Solutions Certificate (HRSC) is awarded at the end of the course and IIBA’s ECBA will be awarded to participants who successfully sit their professional ECBA examination. This package includes ECBA Exam application and exam fee and an ECBA Accelerator designed to assist candidates to sit the IIBA exam:  pre-assessment, 10 hours of self-study material with links to IIBA’s KnowledgeHub, learning tracking and reinforcement tools, and an exam bank of 200 questions.

About This Certificate Program 

Coming into the post-pandemic era, workplaces need to increase learning agility, simplify cumbersome people processes, transform the employee experience, and turn their attention to increased organizational effectiveness in the context of the new world of work.   

 To help the HR profession meet the challenges of this new world, embrace new opportunities to add value, and lead at a higher level, we’ve created this program to radically upskill HR leaders and HR professionals at all levels.  

 This program leverages four interdependent HR processes:   

  • Workforce Planning  

  • Employee Development & Performance Management  

  • Total Rewards  

  • Succession Planning as situational examples of how HR can support organizational transformation through Business Analysis   

These core processes will be closely studied to reimagine organizations’ potential when it comes to achieving their HR strategy and desired culture.  

In this five module certificate program participants will radically elevate their ability to positively impact their organizations, and this is exactly what top leadership demands. 

Program Completion Outcomes 

This program prepares a professional for two certificates: 

  • On completion, each participant will receive the Certificate in HR Business Solution 

  • Be equipped to sit IIBA’s business analysis entry certificate, the ECBA exam. 

What Make This Program Unique? 

HR professionals will transform from being a service provider to being a solution designer by developing competencies to: 

  • Conduct comprehensive needs analysis and create evidence-informed solutions 

  • Drive strategic change in human capital 

  • Improve planning and communication with change-makers 

  • Offer proactive solutions to enhance organizational speed and agility  

Who Should Attend This Program? 

Mid-career HR professionals:  

  • Who want to develop competencies to go deeper, use data and distill insights and meaning that can make an enormous impact on the lives of employees and the company’s success 

  • Looking to build their skills to prepare them for more significant impact inside their organizations   

  • Preparing themselves for promotion opportunities 

  • Wanting to diversify their skillsets (e.g. specialists who want to become HR generalists) will develop immediately applicable skills across a broad array of HR topics  

  • Who’ve been ‘stuck’ and feel like they need to upgrade themselves or reignite their passion for the people profession 

Program Learning Objectives 

  • Apply business analysis skills to tackle value-creating HR programs, develop an actionable plan and create and get buy-in for a compelling story for change 

  • Develop an approach to engage your HR customer, understand business needs and values, and elevate the focus of HR 

  • Enable organizational change by identifying opportunities, defining needs, and recommending solutions to deliver stakeholder value 

  • Better understand best practices, competencies, and approaches to optimize human capital 

  • Support HR deliverables, develop supporting metrics and deliver the organizational plan 

Program Agenda 

  • Module 1: Introduction to Strategic Analysis (March 6, 2023 | 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. EST)

  • Module 2: Elicitation, Collaboration and Competencies (March 9, 2023 | 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. EST)

  • Module 3: Strategy and Ideation (March 20, 2023 | 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. EST)

  • Module 4: Scope Definition and Business Case Development (March 23, 2023 | 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. EST) 

  • Consulting Session (March 27, 2023 | 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. EST)  

  • Module 5: Solution Evaluation and Business Case Delivery (March 30, 2023 | 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. EST) 


Steps to Purchase ECBA bundel and Promo Code:

  1. Click on Register Online on Left side top of the page
  2. Sign in (If you have not Signed in already)
  3. Select Registrant (s) 
  4. Under registration Click on the dropdown and select "With ECBA Bundle" and the price changes to $2,895 for Members and $3,395 for Non Members
  5. Apply the promocode "RadicalHRMar23" in the checkout for $400 Discount

Speaker bio(s)
Ian McGinty

Ian’s HR executive roles span multiple sectors including: automotive, heath care products, energy, and consumer packaged goods. While his experience is primarily in human capital, he also held roles as a Business Unit GM and in strategy, continuous improvement, manufacturing, logistics, and customer care. A long serving HRPA member and past board member of the local HRPA chapter, Ian currently teaches in multiple forums including the University of Guelph, McMaster University, and with the Canadian Professional Management Association. He is a senior mentor and industry specialist with Innovation Guelph, and an Accelerator Guelph mentor with the Research Innovation office (University of Guelph). Currently the Vice Chair of St. Joseph’s Health Centre board in Guelph, he holds an Industrial Administration degree and MBA. Ian truly believes employees are the most critical dimension to achieving organizational success.

Tyler  Krimmel

Tyler Krimmel is a Professor & Program Coordinator, Sr. Consultant, and Instructional Designer, specializing in Technology Delivery, with two decades of experience working in corporate, post-secondary, and adult education, having delivered training to more than 25,000 clients and students. Beyond teaching, Tyler’s work includes consulting, applied research, and leadership roles, working closely with organizations such as Bank of Montreal (BMO), TD Bank, IIBA, UiPath, and numerous small and medium sized organizations to support Strategic and Business Analysis, Process Analysis, and Product Development. Within BMO, Tyler was tasked with establishing and acting as lead consultant within a Centre of Excellence for Business Analysis, as well as chairing the BMO BA Enterprise Practice Community. He is also a Research Fellow with Nichols College, in Dudley, Massachusetts, with focus on assessing and optimizing initiative road mapping and analysis, leading to improvements in project delivery. As a member of the Centre for Arts, Design, and Information Technology at George Brown College in Toronto, Canada, Tyler leads the analysis, development, and delivery of industry facing and innovative post-graduate programs in Business Analysis, Health Informatics, Cyber Security, Product Ownership, Automation, and Analytics. Tyler’s recognitions including winning the UiPath Visionary Educator Award in 2021, recognition from Canadian Society of Training and Development for employee training, and for Teaching Excellence at George Brown College.